Thursday, 4 August 2016

We love reading in Nikau!

Maths Problem Solving Thursdays

This term every Thursday we have whole class maths problem solving sessions.

Integrating our inquiry topic 'Flight' with maths, the students each created their own paper planes.

Students busy making and decorating their paper planes

Afterwards the Nikau children took turns trialling their paper planes.  We were fascinated at the different ways and lengths each plane flew.

At the end we used a trundle wheel to measure how far our top 5 planes flew: